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19 December 2016

New Canadian Food Labelling Regulations

Published by Carole Fournier

Effective since December 14, 2016 It is now official: after years of consultations and discussions, the new Canadian food labelling regulations, based on the latest scientific evidence, have finally passed legislation. They are in force since the day of their publication in Canada Gazette part II, on December 14, 2016. Overall, the objective of the […]

15 December 2016

New Regulatory Requirements in Food Labelling

Published by Carole Fournier

Canadian food labelling is evolving. Major regulatory modifications are about to change the appearance and the contents of ingredient lists and Nutrition Facts tables. Why all these modifications? What should we know? This seminar will present the new regulatory requirements regarding: the declaration of sugars and food colour additives; the new core nutrients to include […]

12 April 2016

What is your budget for food labelling errors?

Published by Carole Fournier

Do you budget for food labelling errors? Such errors could incur important expenses that can seriously unbalance a budget. Food laws are enacted to protect the public. Those who transgress acts and regulations are liable to government penalties proportional to the offence. Minor labelling errors, with no impact on the health and safety of consumers, […]

10 August 2015

Deadline: August 27, 2015!

Published by Carole Fournier

Proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations Health Canada finalized its proposed regulatory modifications to Canadian food labelling regulations in Canada Gazette Part I, on June 13, 2015. Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice, i.e. no later than August 27, […]

10 August 2015

ACC Label on Radio-Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

August 5, 2015, Isabelle Gobeil of Radio-Canada contacted ACC Label to discuss the proposed regulatory modifications with respect to food labelling,Click here to access the interview (in French only)

7 April 2015

ACC in La Presse+ 2015 AL 07

Published by Carole Fournier

Carole Fournier, President of ACC Label, was interviewed by Marie Allard of La Presse+ regarding: the reliability of Nutrition Facts tables. The subject is discussed in the News (Actualités) section of the April 7th issue of La Presse+. government inspections of nutritional information on food labels in the health (Pause santé) section of the April 7th 2015 issue of La Presse+.

2 April 2015

ACC Label in La Presse+ 2015 MR 26

Published by Carole Fournier

Carole Fournier, President of ACC Label, was interviewed by Marie Allard of  La Presse+ regarding the proposed regulatory modificatios with respect to Canadian food labelling. A full report on the subject was publisehd in the March 26, 2015 issue of La Presse+, a free virtual news medium for tablet computers (iPad, Android, etc.) It presents news […]

2 April 2015

Proposed Regulatory Modifications to the Nutrition Facts Table

Published by Carole Fournier

After having conducted a series of consultations with Canadian consumers on ways to improve nutritional labelling on food packaging, Health Canada undertook a broad review of the food labelling regulations. Several regulatory updates are proposed to enhance nutritional labelling, as well as the declaration of ingredients, allergens and bio-active compounds added to food (e.g. caffeine). […]

2 April 2015

Ingredient List: Proposed Modifications to the Regulatory Requirements

Published by Carole Fournier

After having conducted a series of consultations with Canadian consumers on ways to improve nutritional labelling on food labels, Health Canada undertook a broad review of the food labelling regulations. Several regulatory updates are proposed to enhance nutritional labelling, as well as the declaration of ingredients, allergens and bio-active compounds added to foods (e.g. caffeine). […]

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27 March 2015

Proposed Regulatory Modifications to Food Labelling – Making it Work for You

Published by Carole Fournier

Health Canada is reviewing food labelling regulations. Changes to the Nutrition Facts table and to the manner we declare ingredients and allergens on food labels are anticipated. The proposed regulatory modifications are discussed in separate articles, and are, or will be, available on ACC Label’s blog. The US Food and Drug Administration is also reviewing […]

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